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Piping plover numbers encouraging in Wisconsin, including at Apostle Islands NL

An endangered shorebird is having a record year in Wisconsin. Federal, state and tribal partners working on the recovery of piping plover saw a record number of chicks take flight.

"One of our most successful years ever where we had a total of 10 pairs in the state that produced 26 young," said Sumner Matteson, avian ecologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural


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